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 Brown City, Michigan (Round 1)

Site Information
Location: Brown City, MI
Population: 1,334
Address: 4205 Main St.
Brown City, MI 48416
Contact: Clint Holmes
Demonstration Site: Well #4
4065 Maple St.
Enclosed Space: 22,500 ft2
Source Water: Ground Water
Maximum Daily Flow: 640 gpm
Existing Treatment: Chlorination
Arsenic Removal Technology: Severn Trent Iron Media
Disposal Option: Sewer, Lagoon


Project Status
Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) signed Completed
CRADA approved by legal Completed
EPA/contractor site visit Completed
Contractor/system agreement Completed
Plans submitted Completed
Plans approved Completed
Equipment installed Completed
Study began Completed
Study completed Completed
Six-month report cleared Completed
Final report cleared N/A


Source Water Quality
Analysis mg/L Analysis mg/L
Total As 0.031 avg. pH – Units N/A
As (III) N/A Ca 14*
As (V) N/A Mg 7*
Fe 0.20 Na 168*
Mn 0.018* Chloride 314
PO4 <0.01* Hardness as CaCO3 90
Si 3.6* T. Alkalinity as CaCO3 267*
SO4 128 TOC N/A

Note: All data provided by utility except as noted.
N/A = Not available
* = Data provided by EPA.


Tom Sorg

See Also

Fact Sheet, EPA’s Water Treatment Demonstration Project to Reduce Amount of Arsenic in Brown City, MI, Drinking Water (PDF) (2 pp, 80 KB) March 2005

Federal Register Environmental Documents: Arsenic Treatment Demonstrations

How to Participate

Demo Site Information form (PDF) (2 pp, 57 KB)

Frequently Asked Questions

Publications on Arsenic

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